Modelling of Mechanical Systems: Fluid-Structure Interaction


  • Francois Axisa, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at ENSTA, France
  • Jose Antunes, Researcher at the Institute of Nuclear Technology (ITN, Portugal) and Visiting Researcher at Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay (CEA, France)

Written by an eminent authority in the field, Modelling of Mechanical Systems: Fluid-Structure Interaction is the third in a series of four self-contained volumes suitable for practitioners, academics and students alike in engineering, physical sciences and applied mechanics. The series skilfully weaves a theoretical and pragmatic approach to modelling mechanical systems and to analysing the responses of these systems. The study of fluid-structure interactions in this third volume covers the coupled dynamics of solids and fluids, restricted to the case of oscillatory motions about a state of static equilibrium. Physical and mathematical aspects of modelling these mechanisms are described in depth and illustrated by numerous worked out exercises.
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Mechanical engineers and designers, and specialists in damage mechanics, fluid-structure interaction, vibration effects and applied mechanics


Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6847-7

Table of Contents

1.1 A short outline of fluid-structure coupled systems1.2 Dynamic equations of fluid-structure 1.3 Linear approximation of the fluid equations2.1 Introduction 2.2 Discrete systems2.3 Continuous systems3.1. Introduction 3.2. Gravity waves3.3. Surface tension 3.4. Sloshing modes 3.5. Fluid-structure interaction 4.1 Introduction4.2 Free sound waves in pipe systems: plane and harmonic waves4.3 Forced waves 4.4 Speed of sound5.1. 3D Standing sound waves (acoustic modes)5.2. Guided wave modes and plane wave approximation5.3. Forced waves6.1 introduction6.2 Piston-fluid column system6.3 Vibroacoustic coupling in tube and ducts circuits6.4 Application to a few problems6.5 Finite Element Method7.1. Preliminary survey on linear modelisation of7.2. Radiation damping 7.3. Dissipation induced by viscosity of the fluid7.4. Dissipation in acoustic waves